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PTSD and psychoactive drugs linked to increased risk for dementia

PTSD and psychoactive drugs linked to increased risk for dementia

Neuroscientists take new approach to addiction research with focus on quantifying craving in the brain

Neuroscientists take new approach to addiction research with focus on quantifying craving in the brain

Day-to-day stressors can increase illegal drug use among people on probation or parole

Day-to-day stressors can increase illegal drug use among people on probation or parole

Researchers examine morbidity linked to depressive disorders

Researchers examine morbidity linked to depressive disorders

Mindfulness class provides clear benefit for women, study finds

Mindfulness class provides clear benefit for women, study finds

Researchers find that volunteering may help reduce substance abuse among female student-athletes

Researchers find that volunteering may help reduce substance abuse among female student-athletes

Young children experience weight stigma and worry about body image, research reveals

Young children experience weight stigma and worry about body image, research reveals

Medication-assisted treatment reduces negative health outcomes for pregnant women with OUD

Medication-assisted treatment reduces negative health outcomes for pregnant women with OUD

Alzheimer’s disease risk not increased by psychiatric disorders

Alzheimer’s disease risk not increased by psychiatric disorders

Digitising health records could have positive impact on diagnosis and treatment of illnesses

Digitising health records could have positive impact on diagnosis and treatment of illnesses

New research compares symptoms of depression in elite athletes and non-sports people

New research compares symptoms of depression in elite athletes and non-sports people

Depression: Talking can be first step towards treatment and recovery

Depression: Talking can be first step towards treatment and recovery

Cannabis use may impact treatment in women undergoing addiction therapy, study suggests

Cannabis use may impact treatment in women undergoing addiction therapy, study suggests

Traumatic events during adolescence can raise women’s risk of depression during menopause

Traumatic events during adolescence can raise women’s risk of depression during menopause

Researchers outline new diagnostic model for mental illness

Researchers outline new diagnostic model for mental illness

Structured interviews may be effective in identifying women at risk of postpartum depression

Structured interviews may be effective in identifying women at risk of postpartum depression

Researchers uncover link between adult opioid misuse and childhood emotional abuse

Researchers uncover link between adult opioid misuse and childhood emotional abuse

Rutgers opens first-episode psychosis outpatient clinic for young adults

Rutgers opens first-episode psychosis outpatient clinic for young adults

Researchers identify potential alcoholism mechanisms linked to dynamical dopamine imbalance

Researchers identify potential alcoholism mechanisms linked to dynamical dopamine imbalance

Component of cannabis may help alleviate anxiety-related and substance abuse disorders

Component of cannabis may help alleviate anxiety-related and substance abuse disorders